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PGA Championship 2012: Rory McIlroy Returns To Form In Brilliant Win

Rory McIlroy picked up a massive win on Sunday in the 2012 PGA Championship. It was his first major win of the year.

Aug, 12, 2012; Kiawah Island, SC, USA; Rory McIlroy at the first tee during the Final Round of the 94th PGA Championship at The Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort.  Mandatory Credit: Bruce Chapman-US PRESSWIRE
Aug, 12, 2012; Kiawah Island, SC, USA; Rory McIlroy at the first tee during the Final Round of the 94th PGA Championship at The Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Chapman-US PRESSWIRE

Rory McIlroy needed to play a round and a half of gold on Sunday at the 2012 PGA Championship, thanks to weather delays that shortened play on Saturday. Luckily for McIlroy, it was all brilliance as he opened up a lead and never looked back, sprinting away to a 13-under cumulative score and finishing with an eight-stroke lead over the second-place David Lynn.

As for the most famous golfer in the tournament, Tiger Woods slipped off the pace in the final two rounds and had to settle for 2-under for the tournament following his even-par fourth and final round. Woods finished in a tie for 11th place and will continue his drought of major wins stretching back to 2008.

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